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Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

Most Common Plumbing Emergencies
October 21/2020

Most Common Plumbing Emergencies

Your plumbing system is a cornerstone of modern sanitation. Let’s not even imagine what it would be like to not have a modern toilet. Still, nothing is perfect, and neither is the plumbing system. There is so much that can go wrong with your pipes and drains. Mr. Rooter Plumbing has over 50 years of experience dealing with plumbing emergencies and we are proud to continue responding to urgent calls. 
This article includes some of the common plumbing emergencies and how you can work to prevent them from happening. If you have any questions or would like to hire a reliable plumber, then call Mr. Rooter Plumbing for 24-hour emergency plumbing service.

Clogged Sinks

Kitchen and bathroom sink regularly clog and refuse to drain. If you get a whiff of foul odors from your drains or experience slow drainage and water backups, then it is time to pull out the plunger or call the experts at Mr. Rooter Plumbing. Avoid clogged sinks by using soap and toothpaste moderately and toss hair shavings into the trash. Do not flush them down the drain. Likewise for kitchen sinks; toss food scraps, greases, fats, and oils into the trash bin instead of the kitchen sink.

Clogged Toilets

Yes, clogs are super common. Toilet clogs are especially troublesome because a sewage backup can expose you to harmful pathogens, allergens, and bacteria. Do not flush anything down the toilet other than pee, poo, and toilet paper. Throw hygiene products, kitty litter, wet wipes, and everything else into the trash bin instead.

Leaky Faucets and Toilets

The sound of water dripping might seem like just something that keeps you up at night, but leaks should be fixed as soon as possible. Leaks can spike your water bills, lead to burst pipes, and cause serious water damage. Sometimes the leak is due to a loose screw. Other times, you will have to call a certified plumber to fix the leak.

Water Heater Issues

The most common issue with water heaters, expectedly, is cold water. However, sometimes homeowners and business owners get nothing but scolding hot water. Water heaters can also leak, make strange sounds, and discolor your water. A repair or component replacement might be enough, but old-aged water heaters might have to be replaced. Call Mr. Rooter Plumbing to consult with a certified plumber today.

Burst Pipes and Broken Water Lines

It is impossible to control everything. This is a fact of life. Your plumbing system can suffer damage regardless of how carefully you take care of it. Tree roots, earthquakes, and extreme weather are all threats to your plumbing system. If you notice soggy areas on parts of your yard, then we urge you to call a plumber as soon as possible. The sooner you address the damage, the better.

Call Mr. Rooter Plumbing Now

We are available all day, every day. Call Mr. Rooter Plumbing when you have a plumbing emergency. You can be certain that a live representative will take your call and dispatch a certified plumber on request. We look forward to your call.